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Balnaves, Henry (d. 1570), diplomat and religious reformer  

Martin Holt Dotterweich

Balnaves, Henry (d. 1570), diplomat and religious reformer, is said by Calderwood to have come from Kirkcaldy and studied in Cologne. He returned to St Andrews, appearing on the rolls of St Salvator's College in 1527 as magister, the title by which he is usually designated, though where he received his MA degree is uncertain. He worked as a procurator in ...

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Campbell, Archibald, fifth earl of Argyll (1538–1573), magnate and protestant reformer  

Jane E. A. Dawson

Campbell, Archibald, fifth earl of Argyll (1538–1573), magnate and protestant reformer, was the eldest son of Archibald Campbell, fourth earl of Argyll (1498–1558), and his first wife, Lady Helen Hamilton (d. in or before 1541), daughter of the first earl of Arran...

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Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand [Mahatma Gandhi] (1869–1948)  

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi [Mahatma Gandhi] (1869–1948) by Margaret Bourke-White, 1946 Köln, Museum Ludwig / Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln

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Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand [known as Mahatma Gandhi] (1869–1948), political leader and religious and social reformer  

Judith M. Brown

Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand [known as Mahatma Gandhi] (1869–1948), political leader and religious and social reformer, was born in Porbandar, Kathiawar, western India, on 2 October 1869, to Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi and his fourth wife, Putlibai: he was the youngest of the one daughter and three sons of the marriage....

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Halyburton, James (1518–1589), provost of Dundee and religious reformer  

Annette M. Smith

Halyburton, James (1518–1589), provost of Dundee and religious reformer, was the son of George Halyburton of Pitcur, a barony in the parish of Kettins, Angus. He entered the University of St Andrews in 1537 and graduated MA in March 1539. His brother Andrew...

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Jebb, Ann (1735–1812)  

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Jebb, John (1736–1786), religious and political reformer  

John Gascoigne

Jebb, John (1736–1786), religious and political reformer, was born on 16 February 1736 at Southampton Street, Covent Garden, London, the eldest son of Dr John Jebb (d. 1787), dean of Cashell, Ireland, and Ann, daughter of Daniel Gansel of Donyland Hall, near ...

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Jebb, John (1736–1786)  

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John Jebb (1736–1786) by Charles Knight, pubd 1782 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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O'Neill, Arthur George (1819–1896), reformer and minister of religion  

Alex Tyrrell

O'Neill, Arthur George (1819–1896), reformer and minister of religion, was born in Chelmsford, Essex, in September 1819. His father, Arthur O'Neill, a coachmaker, was an Irish protestant refugee, and his mother, Ann, claimed descent from John Rogers, a protestant martyr in Mary Tudor's...